Help for Homeless Families
If you and your family are experiencing homelessness, call 211 and learn about available services including emergency and transitional housing as well as support services to assist with permanent housing. [More on help for homeless families]
Help for Homeless Youth
If you are homeless, under the age of 25 and looking for shelter, safety off the streets, or other crisis services, please contact 503-432-3986 on a 24-hour basis.
The Homeless Youth Continuum consists of services and supports geared toward helping youth lead safe and healthy lives and become productive members of the community. Services include a 24-hour access and assessment center; alcohol and drug services; emergency and short-term shelter; transitional housing; and related support-services. [More on help for homeless youth]
If your child (age 17 and under) has run away from home, and you need crisis intervention or family mediation and reunification services, please call 503-233-8111. Assistance is available on a 24 hour basis.
Runaway Youth Services provide 24/7 Reception Center, crisis line, shelter, support services, gender specific transitional housing services are approximately 2,250 youth ages 12-17 who have run away, as well as their families. [More on help for Runaway Youth]
The New Avenues for Youth Alba Collaborative is an innovative, culturally-responsive partnership that provides services to youth ages 9-17 who are at-risk of or experiencing housing instability.
Help for Domestic Violence Survivors
If you are experiencing domestic violence and need help, learn about available resources, including shelter information and the Portland Women's Crisis Line (Call to Safety) -- a 24-hour helpline providing resources and support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence -- at 503-235-5333 or toll-free at 1-800-235-5333. [More on help for domestic violence survivors]
If you are searching for affordable housing, browse HousingConnection.org, a 211info service that helps connect people to affordable housing in the Portland/Vancouver metro area.